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Tim Russ

Tim Russ has been working in the entertainment industry for the past 30 years. His talents encompass a wide spectrum of the performing arts, including composing, music (guitar & vocals), writing, directing, voice-over and producing. Russ received his B.S. in Theater at St. Edward's University Austin, TX, and completed one year of post graduate work in theater at Illinois State University.

As an actor, Russ has worked in a cross section of films and television. His film credits Include Live Free or Die Hard, The Oh in Ohio, Star Trek: Generations and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. On television he had series regular roles on The Highwayman, The People Next Door and Star Trek: Voyager. He has also appeared in numerous stage plays, including the Los Angeles premiere of Dreamgirls.

Russ has performed as a musician for over 27 years, playing bass, acoustic and lead guitars, as well as solo vocals. His musical talents are showcased on a self-titled, Crescendo Records pop music CD, a follow up release entitled Kushangaza, and a recent release entitled Brave New World.

As a writer/producer, Russ shared the helm in the production of the feature East of Hope Street, which won Best Feature Film and Best Actress on the festival circuit and was released theatrically in the U.S. He was the recipient of the Sony Innovator's Award for a commercial he produced, The Zone. He entered the TV/Film directing arena with credits including Star Trek: Voyager, The FBI Files, Psychic Witness, Roddenberry on Patrol and the feature film Of Gods and Men.

Russ has also expanded his performing talents to include voice-over. His recent v.o. credits include Hotwire.com, six audio books and the video game LA Law. Most recently he co-produced a musical children's audio book project with Jedda Roskilly entitled Bugsters, which won the National Parenting Award and will be featured on the playlist for the Fisher Price Mp3. Bugsters will also be published in 2007 as a hard cover book by Woods N' Water Press.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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Tim Russ Facts

Birth NameTimothy Darrell Russ
OccupationActor
BirthdayJune 22, 1956 (61)
SignCancer
BirthplaceWashington DC, District of Columbia, USA
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Tim Russ compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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